Best for First Date in Manchester

Take the stress out of your first date with that someone special with our hand picked list. With a bar or restaurant to suit any style of date (and any wallet size too), Manchester has got you covered from stylish champagne bars to rustic restaurants. So if you're looking for the perfect place to wine and dine your crush on a first date, look no further than our list of recommended venues in Manchester. Enjoy!

Last updated on 18th March 2019




Looking for a great place to eat on a first date in Manchester? With stunning food, affordable cocktails and a vibrant atmosphere, Revolucion De Cuba is a prime choice. Snag a table at this South America-inspired spot and enjoy a taste of the Latin life in amongst piled plates and tasty drinks.

Looking for something a little different? Then prepare to be entertained with something silly at All Star Lanes. One of the best places in the country for a fun bowling sesh, there's classic cocktails, mouthwatering American-inspired food and plush booths to snuggle up in.

Bottomless Brunch and 3 other offers

First dates are always a nerve-wracking adventure, so how about a bar in the city that will do the calming of nerves for you? Cool, enigmatic and serving up some seriously swanky vibes, The Refinery is serving up a stunning roster of cocktails and all day dining.

Banyan Corn Exchange

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Fizz Friday - £18.95 Prosecco all day and 1 other offer

Taking up residency in the Corn Exchange, there's a wonderfully stylish and relaxed feel to Banyan. Open for mid-day coffee and cake, a dinner date or just a few chilled out cocktails, it's an easy-going place to get to know somebody new. Think cocktails and homely yet simple food.

The Living Room Manchester

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Pre Show Dining

Whether you're in the mood for a tasty dinner, boozy brunch or charming afternoon tea, this Deansgate favourite is a top choice. Bringing you a fabulous selection of food and drink within light and airy interiors, you can get to know each other in your own private booth over a dreamy meal.